Secretary Salary in Australia

AU$55,200
per year
per hour
AU$25.50
per hour
per year

Secretary - Average Salary

The average salary for a Secretary is AU$55,200 per year (AU$25.50 per hour), which is AU$10,160 (-16%) lower than the national average salary in Australia.
A Secretary can expect an average starting salary of AU$32,500. The highest salaries can exceed AU$85,000.
AU$32,500
Low
AU$55,200
Average
AU$85,000
High
AU$18.70
Low
AU$25.50
Average
AU$38.40
High

Secretary Salary - Distribution

Low
AU$32,500
Average
AU$55,200
Senior
AU$67,400
High
AU$85,000
Low
AU$18.70
Average
AU$25.50
Senior
AU$32.40
High
AU$38.40
Among secretaries, Early Career Secretaries tend to have the lowest salaries, while more experienced workers like Senior Secretaries enjoy the highest salaries.

Secretary - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Senior SecretaryAU$67K/year
+22% 
Early Career SecretaryAU$33K/year
 -41%

Secretary - Pay by Experience Level

An entry level Secretary with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$32,500. A mid career Secretary with 4-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$50,100, while a senior Secretary with 10-20 years of experience makes on average AU$67,400. Secretaries with more than 20 years of experience earn AU$73,400 on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Secretary

Late Career▲ +33%
Senior▲ +22%
Average SalaryAU$55,200/year
Mid Career▼ -9%
Entry Level▼ -41%

Gender Breakdown

Female
97%
Male
3%

Secretary - Jobs by Location

Secretary - Related Salaries

The salary information presented on this page is based on all Secretary jobs published on Jobted in the last 12 months.
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